Microsoft's Financial Vista

Martin, Scott
October 2008
Red Herring;10/23/2008, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that Microsoft, a software company in Redmond, Washington, will be closely watched for signs of weaker technology spending when it reports earnings after markets close. According to a survey of estimates from Thomson Financial, the company is expected to report net income of $4.4 billion, or $0.47 per share, on revenue of $14.8 billion. Microsoft is forecast to post a 7 percent increase in revenue compared with the $13.76 billion in revenue it reported for the same period in 2008.


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